: The window was protected by steel bars.
: Ancient Sparta used iron bars instead of handy coins in more valuable alloy, to physically discourage the use of money.
: We are expecting a carload of bar tomorrow.
: bar of chocolate
: bar of soap
: a bar of light; a bar of colour
: The street was lined with all-night bars.
: Step up to the bar and order a drink.
: The club has lifted its bar on women members.
*: Must I new bars to my own joy create?
: Suppose we have two objects, foo and bar.
: Hes studying hard to pass the Bar this time; hes failed it twice before.
: There were no bars so I didnt get your text.
: Potters Bar
*: But I shall be back with the yellow gold before the morning light;
*: Yet, if they press me sharply, and harry me through the day,
*: Then look for me by moonlight,
*: Watch for me by moonlight,
*: Ill come to thee by moonlight, though Hell should bar the way."|title=[[s:The Highwayman (Noyes)|The Highwayman]]|author=Alfred Noyes|year=1906
: Our way was barred by a huge rockfall.
: I couldnt get into the nightclub because I had been barred.
: bar the door
*: I lived in a hut in the yard, but to be out of the chaos I would sometimes get into the accountant’s office. It was built of horizontal planks, and so badly put together that, as he bent over his high desk, he was barred from neck to heels with narrow strips of sunlight.
: He invited everyone to his wedding bar his ex-wife.
: Leg At Each Corner is at 3/1, Lost My Shirt 5/1, and its 10/1 bar.
*: The lounge was furnished in old English oak and big Knole settees. There were rugs from Tabriz and Kerman on the highly polished floor. ... A table lamp was fashioned from a silver Egyptian hookah.
*: That is, he devoted his waking hours to lounges among the habitués of Chestnut-street, and lollings in an arm-chair of Squire Coke in Walnut-street.
*: We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics.